The above photograph was taken along the Wild Coast in the Eastern Cape. This area was once called “The Kingdom of Transkei.”
Xhosa Wedding Attire
The Xhosa people are speakers of Bantu languages living in South Africa. Students spend a week immersed in traditional Xhosa culture in Mdumbi, a village on the coast.
This photograph was taken at the Amphitheatre Backpackers hostel in Northern Drakensberg.
Overlooking the Indian Ocean
Taken from Mdumbi Beach.
The Dutch brought Indonesian and Malay slaves to their colony in the Western Cape, and so today in Cape Town we can eat rich, spicy curries, with just a hint of Asia in them. Here, students get an enormous banquet and a culinary lesson.